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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Video: Haboob, A Huge Dust Storm, Hits Phoenix Area

Friday, July 25, 2014

The storm is commonly referred to as a haboob, from the Arabic word for an intense summer dust storm. Today's storm hit in time to complicate the Friday afternoon commute.

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12-Hour Cease-Fire Begins In Gaza

Friday, July 25, 2014

The truce will allow Palestinian civilians to get food and aid where it's needed, officials say.

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'I Love Your Country,' New House Member Tells U.S. Officials

Friday, July 25, 2014

Rep. Curt Clawson, a Republican from Florida, tells subcommittee witnesses from two U.S. agencies, "I'm familiar with your country; I love your country."

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Bill Allowing Americans To Unlock Cellphones Passes House, Heads To Obama

Friday, July 25, 2014

The bill also directs the Librarian of Congress to review whether the exemption should also apply to tablets and other devices.

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Arizona Execution Of Inmate Takes Nearly 2 Hours

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Officials who were attempting to put inmate Joseph Wood to death instead watched him gasp and snort for more than an hour, Wood's attorney says. Gov. Jan Brewer has ordered a review of the process.

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Campaign Finance Transparency Bill Gets Chilly Reception In Senate

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The legislation would require any politically active group that spends more than $10,000 to list its donors.

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Obama Declares Emergency As Huge Fires Burn In Washington State

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Fire crews have been battling several major fires in central and eastern Washington, including one that has stretched over 250,000 acres.

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GM Recalls Nearly 718,000 Vehicles For 'Varying Safety Issues'

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

GM says no deaths and only two crashes have been linked to the recalls. While many of the vehicles have relatively minor issues, thousands of others have potential problems with their steering.

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Plane Crash In Taiwan Kills Dozens, Leaving Some Survivors

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A Taiwanese domestic flight that was attempting to land in bad weather related to a strong typhoon crashed near the runway Wednesday on an island off Taiwan's western coast.

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Fruit Recall Hits Trader Joe's, Costco, Wal-Mart Stores

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The recall applies to "certain lots of whole peaches (white and yellow), nectarines (white and yellow), plums and pluots" from a California packing company, the FDA says.

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Flight MH17: U.S. Builds Its Case; Plane Wreckage Reportedly Cut Apart

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A U.S. spy satellite detected a surface-to-air missile in the area just before the plane went down. Detailed forensic analysis on the wreckage may be complicated; it's reportedly been cut apart.

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9/11 Commission Issues An Update On Anniversary Of Report

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Saying that the world has changed "dramatically," the report's authors write that al-Qaida groups have spread, and the threat for cyberterrorism has grown.

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Montana Judge Is Publicly Censured Over 30-Day Sentence For Rape

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Last year, District Judge G. Todd Baugh said that a teacher's victim, a student, seemed older than her age of 14. The girl committed suicide before the trial began.

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North Korea Is Not Pleased: Dance Video Features Kim Jong Un

Monday, July 21, 2014

Citing a threat to the leader's dignity, North Korea reportedly asks China to block a video that inserts Kim Jong Un's image into bizarre situations, all set to a bouncy dance track.

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Hospital Settles Lawsuit By Thousands Of Women Over Exam Photos

Monday, July 21, 2014

The Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Health System will pay $190 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that includes more than 7,000 women.

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Flight MH17: Black Boxes And Bodies Handed Over; U.N. Calls For Inquiry

Monday, July 21, 2014

In a late-night exchange, pro-Russian separatists have given what they say are Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17's data recorders to Malaysian officials in eastern Ukraine.

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Friend Convicted For Impeding Bombing Inquiry

Monday, July 21, 2014

Azamat Tazhayakov has been found guilty on some obstruction of justice charges, and not guilty of others. He was accused of removing evidence from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room.

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Veteran Who Held Off Taliban Attack On His Own Receives Medal Of Honor

Monday, July 21, 2014

Army Sgt. Ryan Pitts is credited with holding off a brutal Taliban attack back in 2008. He was the only one left alive at an observation post in Afghanistan, and continued to attack despite injuries.

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Benjamin Booker, 'Have You Seen My Son?'

Monday, July 21, 2014

Benjamin Booker is a fiery 22-year-old guitar player from New Orleans about to hit the road with Jack White. This tune, from his debut album, is about an evangelical father praying for his son's soul.

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Obama: Evidence MH17 Hit By Missile From Rebel-Held Area Of Ukraine

Friday, July 18, 2014

The president says at least one U.S. citizen is among the nearly 300 people killed when the plane crashed in the eastern Donetsk region.

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